1+ months

R&D Product Developer Food Scientist Oregon

Kelly Services
Salem, OR 97311
**R&D Product Developer Food Scientist Oregon**

We are a small company that is expanding rapidly with a start-up mindset, looking to make the most delicious desserts and pastries on the planet.


+ Direct Hire

+ Competitive Salary with Bonuses

+ Medical, 401(k), PTO


+ Develop the best tasting desserts on the planet.

+ Partner with Marketing to perform consumer research and gain consumer insights.

+ Translate marketing briefs into innovation concepts, benchtop development, consumer validation and commercialization.

+ Manage bench and pilot plant trials through factory scale-up.

+ Perform initial bill-of-material/recipes with finance for costing.

+ Source and develop relationships with new ingredient suppliers in collaboration with purchasing and quality departments.

+ Serve as technical support for production and quality departments regarding product improvement.

+ Generate nutritional labels and verify packaging proofs to ensure compliance.

+ Partner with outside technical resources to validate product shelf life and food safety.

+ Develop baking and preparation instructions for products on various equipment.

+ Partner with QA to define Gold Standard product expectations for commercial production.


+ Bachelors Degree in Food Science/Food Technology or related field is required; (experience may be considered in lieu of degree)

+ 2+ years in product development, innovation, or culinary development (baking/pastry R&D industry preferred)

+ Innovative- an out of the box thinker who strives for excellence.

+ Technically competent- bakery technology and can build process and technical capability.

+ Entrepreneurial/Start-Up Mentality be pressure tested and able to thrive in environments of uncertainty and pressure.

+ Solid knowledge in scientific/technology field.

+ Competent in all areas of the trial management process.

+ Strong understanding of project management in R&D and basic project management skills.

+ Understanding of Consumer Insight and Research Methodologies, Finance, and Marketing.


**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

**Why Kelly** **** **Science & Clinical?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire industry experts just like you. Our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills, interests, and career goalsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background and education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get your expertise noticed.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
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Posted: 2022-08-01 Expires: 2022-10-08

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